Q. What is an Injury at Work
The following provides information on the entitlements of nurses and midwives where they sustain an injury at work or where they contract a disease because of the work they do. The entitlements arise from three different sources, namely:
(i) Occupational Injuries Scheme operated by the Department of Social Protection;
(ii) Injury Allowance as provided for under various Health Service Superannuation Schemes;
(iii) Personal injury compensation as provided by the InjuriesBoard.ie under the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003.